Saturday, October 15, 2016

Friday Favorites from The Wanderlust Kitchen, Smitten Kitchen, The Cut, Lisa Leonard and More

Good morning! How are you?  I just wanted to thank you all for your comments and emails regarding my post about the election. It is so nice to have an intellectual conversation with intelligent, knowledgeable and well-read people about important events and topics. Thank you for taking the time to comment and share your views, I have learned a lot from you and I appreciate you taking the time to share your information. 

Image Wanderlust Kitchen

I love Indian food. The spicy, flavorful dishes are some of my favorites to replicate at home and if they are easy to make than I like them even more. This Indian Cilantro Tomato Chicken from The Wanderlust Kitchen is one of my new favorites, in fact I am making it again today. You can whip this dish up in under an hour, serve it with rice and maybe even naan bread and you have a takeaway meal at home. 

Image from Deb Smitten Kitchen

Pumpkin is my absolute favorite thing to eat; pumpkin pasta, cake, pie, and bread to name just of few of the items that are on rotation at my house this time of year. I have several "favorite" recipes but I am always looking for more and when Deb from The Smitten Kitchen posted this pumpkin bread yesterday I whipped up a loaf straight away. It is now my new favorite pumpkin bread. 

We are going to a dinner party this weekend and  I am bringing a chocolate dessert tray. These Fudgy Cocoa Brownies will definitely be on it! 

Image Etsy via Pinterest

Today is the 90th birthday of one of the most beloved characters ever written about, Winnie the Pooh.  I remember when I was little wishing that I lived in the Hundred Acre Woods with those adorable little animals. Happy 90th Birthday Winnie the Pooh! By the way, to celebrate Pooh's birthday there is a new character coming out, a penguin, which you can read about it HERE. 

Image Abrams Books

This stunning book by female photographer Inge Morath is on my list for Christmas. 

Did you read, see, eat, make or find any interesting things this week? If so, please share. I hope that you have a happy, safe weekend. 


  1. I always enjoy David Lebovitz's recipes and musings about life in Paris, and his post about Cold Toast this week was a real delight. He always has gorgeous photos, too.

  2. Good morning dear friend. Are ya loving October? Enjoy all that makes you happy, all the small details of autumn.

  3. I had lunch with a reader this week and she told me you are one of her faves. Have a great weekend, dear Elizabeth.

  4. So many good ideas here! Thank you, Elizabeth. Can't wait to get into the kitchen and bake!

  5. I love your Friday links! Everything looks SO good! I can't wait to see pics of your chocolate tray - I can't even imagine how good it will be! Hope you had fun at your party and are having a wonderful weekend! xoxo


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